Over 40 musicians, some returning and others making their debut, will arrive in Michigan this summer for the return of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival. From June 10 to 25, the Festival will host a series of chamber music concerts, workshops, artistic discussions and community events across metro-Detroit.
2024 Shouse Institute Applications
Our Shouse program, founded in 1997, seeks emerging groups pursuing a career in chamber music.
The Shouse Institute application for the 2023-24 Festival will be open from October 1st to November 15th
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT – SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!
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Where Great Music Comes to Play
Every summer, the heart of the Great Lakes is witness to an extraordinary cultural phenomenon.
A bold international musical event where the world’s most celebrated artists gather to perform chamber music.
Their passion and artistry move us to collectively experience the fullest range and depth of
emotion with every crescendo, turn of the page, and stroke of the bow.
Chamber music at its best – Fresh. Dynamic. Soul-stirring.
The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival.
Watch our 2022 Festival Stories
Every summer, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival brings together the world’s finest musicians to offer extraordinary musical performances and experiences. Our “Festival Stories” are short videos which celebrate and preserve the intimate musical dialogue that is unique to chamber music. Taking listeners beyond their seats in the audience, cinematographer Zac Nicholson chronicles the 2022 Festival, its performers and their unique experiences both on and off stage.
“One of metro Detroit’s most vital cultural events…”
“James Tocco has created a festival here in Detroit which has grown into an internationally respected organization.”
“Reaching the milestone of a quarter century of great music, great artists and great friends, the Festival is truly a cause for celebration.”
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